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Agua de la llave está contaminada con fibras de plástico
September 11, 2017 El Columbiano

Plastic Particles’ Probable Presence In Tap Water Revealed By Recent Study
September 8, 2017 The Science Times

دراسة: نحو 80% من مياه الصنبور حول العالم ملوثة
September 8, 2017 Al Arabiya

সারা দুনিয়ায় কলের জলে প্লাস্টিক ফাইবার
September 8, 2017 Deutsche Welle

पानी में जहर घोलता प्लास्टिक
September 8, 2017 Deutsche Welle

Ormai è dappertutto Dal Pacifico alla Grecia anch'io veleggio in un mare di plastica
September 7, 2017 la Repubblica

Air Jakarta Terkontaminasi Mikroplastik, Apa Dampak Bagi Tubuh?
September 6, 2017 Tempo

'I was alarmed - we take our water for granted'
September 6, 2017 Irish Independent

Hasil Riset: Air di Jabodatek Terkontaminasi Mikroplastik
September 6, 2017 Tempo

Our drinking water is widely contaminated with tiny bits of plastic
September 6, 2017 Irish Independent

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals
September 5, 2017 The Guardian

If you're drinking tap water, you're consuming plastic pollutants
September 5, 2017 PRI